The Oxfam scandal has exposed the Charity Sector charade – has the bubble finally burst?

          Just 2 years ago a post here ‘Charity, Overseas Aid, Volunteering – all worth it or not?’ outlined and identified how the major charities had simply become major cash-cow “businesses”, run and staffed by fat-cats each raking in hundreds of thousands of pounds in salaries, expenses and accommodation costs, from the over-generous British […]

Big Charities – should YOU give them a penny?

     We are all constantly in the UK inundated, indeed well-so in our faces, with heart rendering pleas for us ordinary people (mostly working-class however because THEY are the most generous?) to urgently donate money to apparently needy and worthy causes, desperate for our hard-earned cash, aren’t we? We are told incessantly that even our […]

Charity, Overseas Aid, Volunteering – all worth it or not?

   Tomorrow morning (Sunday) sees the start of the thirty-fourth annual London Marathon. This is a major road race involving world renowned men & women elite athletes, and disabled wheelchair competitors – when records may well indeed be broken. However, its fame isn’t really down to all that is it? No, it really is all […]

‘Children in Need’ – who needs it?

Most people in the World will never have heard of a UK charity called ‘Children in Need’ have they? Should they even care? Perhaps? It is something that has been going-on now for nearly thirty-five years though, and is organised by the internationally respected BBC TV. Tonight they have an annual major night of empowering […]

‘Save the Children’ – what about ‘Stop the Childen’?

Where they work A major TV advertising campaign is underway in some regions of the UK on behalf of the charity ‘Save the Children’ – it is showing graphically upsetting heart breaking pictures of emaciated children who are suffering from starvation & illness, and the charity is asking people to donate £2 a month to […]

Budget Box Leaks!

Budget box or Gladstone box, c. 1860 Will austerity force Osborne to sell the new Box and revert to the original? THERE IS NO TRUTH WHATSOEVER IN THE FOLLOWING RUMOURS! LeaksGeorge Osborne got so emotional while he was working on next week’s budget (Wed 20 Mar), because of the misery his austerity measures are and […]